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November 15, 2019 Weekly Columns

At any given time this week, impeachment proceedings completely dominated national news headlines. Yet while networks focused on the partisan process, a huge win for poultry producers across America slipped quietly under the radar. On November 14, China lifted its ban on poultry imports from the United States, thereby reopening a huge market for poultry production.

November 8, 2019 Weekly Columns

Former President Ronald Reagan once said, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We did not pass it to our children in the bloodstream.

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November 1, 2019 Weekly Columns

The weather is finally getting colder, just in time to kick off hunting season in Arkansas. If you’ve ever been to my office in D.C., you’ll immediately see how much I love hunting. I have pictures from some of my favorite duck hunts hanging on the wall, and just this week I was comparing notes with a visitor on the best places to duck hunt in Arkansas.

October 25, 2019 Weekly Columns

If you’ve driven in Southwest Arkansas for any length of time, you’ve probably gotten stuck behind a log truck for a few miles. These trucks, stacked high with freshly cut trees, represent just one link in a long chain of timber production.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Dyslexia Caucus Co-Chairs Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), along with U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on Congress to support the designation of October 2019 as National Dyslexia Awareness Month. U.S. Reps.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following written statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled, “The Pebble Mine Project: Process and Potential Impacts”:

October 18, 2019 Weekly Columns

After spending two weeks in Arkansas, I returned to D.C. ready to get to work and tackle legislation. Yet in a pattern that’s become all too familiar, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued focusing on impeachment inquiries instead of bringing bipartisan bills to the floor that we can debate and pass to the Senate.

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted his annual farm tour in Arkansas’s Fourth District, meeting with both local farmers and corporations involved in the state’s agricultural economy. Westerman released the following statement:

October 11, 2019 Weekly Columns

Food is a necessity for life, and agriculture is Arkansas’s largest economic sector. The American economy and our basic existence depend on farmers. Almost everything that we use in our daily lives can be traced in some way to farm production or natural resource extraction. From crops to cattle, farmers support an economic chain that affects every single one of our lives.

October 4, 2019 Weekly Columns

I’ve lived in Arkansas my whole life and have spent years fishing and hunting in the best lakes and forests, but I am constantly taken aback by the beauty of our state when I visit new places. As members of Congress headed back to their districts for the beginning of October, I was able to see some of these new places through a tourism tour across the region.

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In The News

April 7, 2016 In The News
Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce hosted a public reception at Texarkana College for two very important individuals on both sides of the state line.
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April 7, 2016 In The News

The operation of the federal budget was addressed by Congressman Bruce Westerman Wednesday morning.

Westerman addressed a group of individuals during a town hall meeting at Arkadelphia Town Hall.

April 6, 2016 In The News
Red River Army Depot hosted a grand opening ceremony for the Maneuver Systems Sustainment Center that was attended by Congressmen John Ratcliffe and Bruce Westerman.
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April 6, 2016 In The News
Congressmen from the 4th Districts of Arkansas and Texas made a stop in the Texarkana area for the grand opening of a new facility at Red River Army Depot.
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March 26, 2016 In The News
Federal lawmakers had a quiet yet busy week with most of the action happening in the House. A key energy project in the state received a go-ahead from federal regulators, while a bill to help smaller companies with building capital was introduced.
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March 26, 2016 In The News
A group of Arkansas Republican lawmakers on Friday accused President Obama of ‘executive overreach’ over his administration’s plan to partner with a private company to develop a 705-mile wind power transmission line.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
Members of Arkansas’ delegation Friday issued a joint statement condemning the approval of a clean-energy project that is expected to cut a path across the state's Ozark Mountain, River Valley and Delta regions.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday (March 25) approved the controversial $2 billion Clean Line project that will build through Arkansas a large electric transmission network. Arkansas’ Congressional delegation issued a joint response, saying the approval is “unprecedented executive overreach.”
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March 9, 2016 In The News
Several hundred visitors learned from experts about dyslexia Monday during an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4.
March 9, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) has announced a series of 29 mobile offices that will include Logan county next Tuesday.

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Videos

March 16, 2018 Video
I called into this morning's Conduit News with Paul Harrell to discuss the FLIP Act and the benefits of the recently-enacted tax package.
March 15, 2018 Video
In 1988, in my hometown of Hot Springs, a crisis pregnancy center was formed to assist young parents and protect innocent lives.
March 13, 2018 Video
There's been too much focus on acquiring more land for the federal government versus taking care of what we've got.

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